Hyde Park is one of London’s largest Royal Parks and home to a number of popular visitor spots that include the Serpentine Lake and the Wellington Arch. Whether it's going for a picnic in the summer or watching the leaves turn to gold in the autumn, this sprawling space is perfect for exploring, whatever the season.
Whenever you do visit, stay in a property nearby, with parkside views many Londoners dream of. If you need some ideas, we’ve rounded up six of the best.
Basil Street Apartments, London
Enjoy a range of free therapies, salon services and beauty treatments in this smart accommodation
Basil Street Apartments are located within a five-minute walk of Hyde Park. Rooms are spacious and modern, with some of the larger apartments having a unique tiered layout for a truly luxurious effect. For those guests that are partial to a few spa indulgences, there’s a range of in-house therapies and beauty treatments offered to guests free of charge. These apartments can be found in the heart of Knightsbridge – an upmarket neighbourhood of Victorian townhouses, leafy squares, chic boutiques and two of London’s most renowned stores, Harrods and Harvey Nichols.
Luxury 2 bed/bath Apartment next to Hyde Park, London
This modern and cosy property is housed in a 19th-century building
Modern furnishings, mood lighting, underfloor heating and a bright colour scheme combine to create a high-end feel at this Luxury 2 bed/bath Apartment next to Hyde Park. The common area features a fully equipped kitchen, a smart TV and two plump sofas, while the double bedrooms come with crisp white bedding and capacious wardrobes - for those that rarely travel light. Housed in a 19th-century building, the apartment is just a 15-minute walk from Hyde Park, the Royal Albert Hall and Portobello Road Market.
Beaufort House, London
These trendy apartments are located right nearby Sloane Street and Harrods
Set along a quiet, tree-lined street in London's exclusive Knightsbridge district, Beaufort House features 21 individually designed apartments. Choose an intimate one-bed and get cosy by the fireplace, or upgrade to a spacious four-bedroom where you can dine out on the terrace or inside at the mahogany dining table. Either way, the kitchen will be stocked with supplies for you when mealtimes come around. These suites are within walking distance of Hyde Park, and are also close to the famed Harrods department store, Sloane Street and a range of top restaurants.
Cheval Thorney Court at Hyde Park, London
Each Georgian-style suite is furnished with old-world furniture and modern facilities
Each of the six apartments at Cheval Thorney Court is furnished with a classic Georgian design. Think Regency stripes, antique writing bureaus, marble bathrooms, red wood dining tables and classic chandeliers. That being said, the facilities in this stately residence are as modern as they come, from the dishwasher to the flat-screen TV. And from your balcony, you’ll be able to see Kensington Palace and Gardens, while Hyde Park is only five minutes away on foot.
Chelsea Heart, London
This light and airy flat has a balcony overlooking a leafy garden
A light and airy two-bedroom apartment decorated in a restful grey and yellow scheme, Chelsea Heart is tucked down a quiet side street, and just a short walk to Hyde Park, the King’s Road and Sloane Square. Your host, Helena, will make you feel right at home with a warm welcome that includes plenty of local recommendations and a cold bottle of prosecco. After a day’s shopping or sightseeing, collapse onto the king-size beds, or put your feet up in the sunlit living room.
Kensington W8, London
These quiet apartments are just moments away from central London’s top landmarks
Top-rated Kensington W8 is surrounded by green spaces, with Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens all within walking distance. Facing an interior courtyard, the property is split into three apartments, combining parquet floors with sleek furniture and contemporary art. Your hosts, David and Patris, will provide helpful tips, fresh fruit and other basic supplies. These lavish pads are also just around the corner from the Royal Albert Hall, the Natural History Museum and Knightsbridge.